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The Gym Pod Blog

Can you OD on D?

We know that vitamins and minerals are essential. But do supplements work and how much is too much? My doctor told me I am deficient in Vitamin D. I’ve been told this before and have taken supplements to address the issue. Curious… Vitamin D, Google tells me,...

Back-to-Back Exercises for Killer Shoulders

A well-muscled back is a strong and attractive feature for both men and women, so how do we get one? Back and shoulder workouts produce muscle growth and definition that can look spectacular on anyone. So to get you started here are two push, one pull...

SMASHING IT

TENNIS -- Covid has meant groups of limited numbers. So, netballers, footballers, rugby players and basketballs have taken to tennis, where groups of two and a great workout remains a viable option. Singapore is well-placed to support your new hobby, here are the details. The Covid-19 era has changed a...

Far From Dumb

More new equipment, more new opportunities Further upgrades to your Gym Pod equipment have come in the form of dumbbell sets. Simple, versatile and essential, this is probably the most useful piece of kit in any fitness space. In terms of building muscle, the dumbbell is symmetry’s...

LIVE SPORT HERE IN 2022

OPEN - We're opening up in Singapore, so are there world class sporting events we can watch in person in Singapore this year, including Sundown (Marathon) track events? Bye-bye Covid, hello live sport in the Lion City, as Singapore welcomes international sporting entertainment for its frustrated...

Help for the Helpers

CAREGIVERS - If you are a caregiver to a challenging child, the Singapore government provides help for therapy, programmes and training. If you are a caregiver to a challenging child, the Singapore government provides help for you By STEVE DAWSON One of the most important roles we can...

CUANDO, CUANDO, CUANDO

TIME -- When is the most productive time of the day to work out and should it be before or after a meal? When is the best time to workout and how should our daily meals fit into all that? Many of you will work out first...

A Close Shave

CLOSE - Gels, ointment, creams or foam, what's the best way to look after a gentleman's skin during and after raking a blade across your face. Gels, ointment, creams or foam, what's the best way to look after your skin while raking a blade across your...

THE PROBE

COLON - What men need to know about the need for a colonoscopy as they approach 50 years of age and whether women need to pay attention too. What men need to know about a colonoscopy and whether women need to think about it too By STEVE...

If The Shoe Fits, it Still Might Not Work

SHOES - Should you wear the same shoe for every type of exercise or should you invest in different shoes for each sport and workout? Do multi-purpose shoes really work for specific sports?  Cross trainers are a product range that first cropped up in the 1980s, selling...

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